Sundar A. Christopher has been appointed dean of the UAH College of Science. His new duties will begin June 1. &quot;Dr. Christopher has numerous distinctions and achievements and brings a wealth of experience in leadership and administration, research, scholarship, and teaching,&quot; said Dr. Christine W. Curtis, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs. &quot;Please join me in welcoming Dr. Christopher to his new role here at UAH.&quot; Christopher currently serves as professor and chairman of the Department of Atmospheric Science in the College of Science. Additionally, he directs the Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, and is associate director of the Earth System Science Center at UAH.